Simon James

Role
Tennis Development and Head of Strength and Conditioning

Tennis Qualifications
- LTA Senior Club Coach (Level 4)
- LTA Competition Organiser 
- UKSCA Professional Racket Stringer 
- First Aid Trained

Coaching Experience
Simon has been coaching at totally tennis since the age of 14, and has worked with players from grass roots through to performance players. Simon has coached abroad in Greece running a tennis programme for Neilsons Active Holidays and has experience as Head Coach of a private health club. 

Playing Experience
Simon first picked up a racket when he was 12 years old, and progressed to playing in a performance squad. Simon played many tournaments and competitions as a teen to County and National standard and picked up an international playing sponsorship with team Prince. Simon also played 1st team tennis for the University of Southampton. 

Other Qualifications
- BSc (Hons) Sport Studies
- BTEC National Diploma in Sport Development and Fitness
- UKSCA Olympic Weight Lifting
- PICP Regional and State Strength Coach
- Accredited ISAK Anthropometrist
- Advanced Personal Trainer
- CHEK Scientific Core Conditioning 
- Nutrition for Exercise and Weight Management 

You can see more of Simon's qualifications on his personal webpage: www.simon-james.co.uk